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75% of adults would feel guilty if they couldn’t provide care for a family member  42% of those who expect to need care within the next ten years would in fact be happy if a family member refused to provide…

Lord Carter

With International Men’s Health Week looming, we asked Dr Seth Rankin, founder of London Doctors Clinic, to give us the low down on the top 10 health risks to men. What signs symptoms should we look out for and just…

fitness and activity

150 minutes of exercise a week could boost life span by more than three years A study of 6,600 people over 12 months found that sedentary people who increased activity levels to 150 minutes a week (21 minutes a day)…

A major new report from the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), supported by insurance company EY, has found that whilst the UK is well placed to innovate to improve health outcomes and reduce costs, the UK is often not…

On November 23rd 2014 The Observer newspaper quoted the President of the Royal College of General Practitioners as saying: “…doctors are routinely having to work 11 hour days and are making between 40-60 patient contacts a day. We now make…

electronic health, electronic patient records

The Digital Transformation of Various Health Services and Vision for Connected Healthcare Systems by 2020 Healthcare in Western Europe is changing radically as a result of varying demographics, rise of chronic diseases and mounting financial pressure on health systems to control…

10th European Public Health Conference: “Sustaining resilient and healthy communities”, Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm, 1 – 4 November 2017 Stockholm 2017: Everybody will be there Plenary sessions and speakers We are excited to announce that Ola Rosling, director of Gapminder, will speak…

New report from independent think tank finds just seven health innovations could save the NHS £18.5 billion, and the social care sector £6.3 billion between 2015 – 2030 However, the UK is not doing enough with the tools at its…

Results from the NHS Adult Inpatient Survey 2016, published today, show declines in key aspects of person centred care, which had previously shown improvement. In comparison, patients’ overall experience in quality of communication with medical staff remains positive. In the…

The UK’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, has welcomed a global action plan, endorsed by the World Health Assembly, to tackle dementia and improve the lives of those living with the condition. Dr Matthew Norton, Director of Policy…